I'd like to share a little more about the concept of shame and 'shame games' since it resonated with so many people.
First off, I want to honor self-improvement. Self-improvement is beautiful and I love it and I love people who love self-improvement.Read More
This quote was shared with me yesterday: "a symptom of shame is to always think of yourself as a work in progress and that you've never fully arrived."
I feel this really hits home. And so this post is dedicated to sharing some of what I've observed about how shame operates:Read More
A really special quote from Bert. In Family Constellations, when the reality of death is acknowledged directly it can often soothe the family system rather than activate it.
Here’s one example of what I mean.Read More
I'm super excited to share that Maha Rose (@maharosenyc) has selected me as their featured practitioner for the month of February!Read More
On this podcast, Kami and I spoke about my work with Integrative Coaching, Focalizing and Family Constellations and how family history plays a role in the process of healing from chronic illness.Read More
Family Constellations seeks to unearth the core aspects of your upbringing, your family, and even your family’s history that are contributing to the specific challenges you’re experiencing today. Once uncovered, the work aims to provide you with meaningful and lasting tools to heal that can have far reaching effects outside of the workshop.Read More
The greatest gift a healer can give to someone is the space they hold. The space is where the exchange happens; where healing occurs…Read More
On the deepest level, you cannot choose whether or not you love your parents.
When you consciously reject a parent or a part of your parent out of resentment, your unconscious reacts by making up the difference…Read More
So funny, I bumped into this quote right after I put up my last post about wholeness. It may sound counterintuitive, but when we bring opposing feelings, emotions or energies together, it can create dramatic healing.Read More
To be honest, until recently I didn't think of healing as a journey back to wholeness. Lately that's been changing.Read More
I’m excited to share a new podcast that I recorded with the talented and brilliant Candice Wu. Candice and I met at a Family Constellations intensive / conference a little over a year ago and quickly connected around our shared background of both Family Constellations and somatic healing approaches.Read More
Here's a quote I love because it reminds me to be wary of the trap of wanting people to change.Read More
I recently read an article where people were successfully being treated for chronic depression by going on regular hikes in the woods.
I’ve experienced this countless times: nature heals.Read More
So much of Family Constellation healing work revolves around the simple understanding that every member of a family inherently belongs. And the moment this is violated like when a family member is ostracized or otherwise shunned, it creates a rift in the family. What’s surprising is that this rift actually continues to affect future generations in a variety of ways.Read More
There is a relationship between being cut off from family, ancestry, and community and our experiences of anxiety, depression, anger, violence and virtually all forms of personal and interpersonal problems.Read More
I'm absolutely blown away by the workshop I just got back from. Today I'm simply integrating three days of Family Constellations lead by veteran facilitator Stephan Hausner.Read More